McGINN – Owen 63rd and 94th Regiment

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63rd Regiment Shoulder Belt Plate

94th Regiment Badge

NameMcGINN – Owen
Regiment (s)63rd and 94th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 611 / 2107
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
13th January 1827 / 18 years / Cootehill Cavan Ireland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 6 in
Fresh / Grey / Brown / None
Overseas Service/DurationVan Diemen’s Land – 6 years 9 months
East Indies – 12 years 9 months
Length of Service21 years 36 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 25th July 1848 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsNone Known
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Leytonstone Essex England
Pension Districts1848 1st East London
1850 1st Cork
1853 Fermoy
1853 Cork
1853 Fermoy
1856-1888 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/0d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
5th January 1856 Plymouth Devon England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
WILLIAM HAMMOND 29th March 1856
Date/Place of Birthc1806 Carrickmacross Monaghan Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not Married
Date/Place of MarriageNot applicable
Children by 1st WifeNot applicable
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Not applicable
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not applicable
Land Grants Western
Australia
None
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Daily News (Perth) Saturday 9th June 1888 page 3 – Obituary
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial8th June 1888 Mount Eliza Invalid Depot Perth Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
Not applicable
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index 1841
Owen McGinn 611 private 63rd regt location Moulemein
Discharge due to Exhaustion of physical strength due to long service and climate
Owen McGinn’s admission to the Poor house was approved on 24th November 1876 on the understanding he would pay three quarters of his pension (1/- per diem) into the Colonial Treasury for his board and maintenance. However on the 10th November Owen drew the whole of his pension to 31st December. The Commandant Major Harvest requested that in the future all applications be referred to him in order to stop what he saw as a fraudulent act. The pensioners saw the payment from their pensions as unjust as ex-convicts received their board and lodging free